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Meauxbar Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
French Quarter
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942 N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3011 (St. Philip Street)
+1 504-569-9979
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The address is at the North end of the French Quarter opposite the park, so it is well away from noisy Bourbon St. Most diners appeared to be well-dressed locals in a wide age range including single diners. The food was "fusion" type NOLA cuisine, not too heavy and well-prepared, they use lots of pecans and local vegetable. Don't hesitate... More 

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Leesburg, Virginia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Happy hour menu ($5 for good pour of a more than decent Pino) well served by Dwayne who expertly explained the Chef's creatively flavored dishes. We shared delicious house-made pate on grilled bread, fried oysters and gnocchi. My favorite hangar steak is presented au poivre--delicious sauce for soaking up the pile of frites flavored with truffle oil and parmesan. Full,... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Taking a chance...I booked a reservation for my husband and I at meauxbar...it was on the fringe of the French Quarter and we enjoyed our short stroll from our hotel...you walk into this extremely comfortable intimate and candlelit restaurant...the hostess honored my request for a quiet table to share conversation and dinner with my husband...yes it was romantic!...craft cocktails from... More 

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Slidell, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I had brunch before seeing Shen Yuen and it was absolutely spectacular. We ordered two small plates. One with beef tartare and a cheese platter with candies cashews. We also had some biscuits with strawberry preserves and they served us complimentary strawberry cake. Every bite was exquisite. The server was super knowledgeable about the food and the... More 

Thank Sandy W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in New Orleans for the weekend and weary of the French Quarter insanity. What I wanted was COZY. What I wanted was soft lighting and a simple menu. Who finds that near the Quarter? Well, friends, we stumbled on Meauxbar. Walking by, a gentleman seated inside smiled and gave me a 'thumbs up'. Definitely the sign I'd been... More 

Thank Sandra D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner and drinks here our first night in Nola! We have been here for three days and so far this has been our favorite. We had the duck fat pop corn and bone marrow to start and they were both amazing! For dinner my husband got the gourmet grilled cheese which was to die for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to take a break from traditional NOLA oysters and poboys, do check out Meuxbar. Don’t be fooled by the outside that doesn’t tell much or the location – the border of French Quarter. The place is amazing. The menu items all sounded so good, we wanted to try it all. But ended up with escargot, liver pate,... More 

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East Hardwick, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

So our first night in NOLA we walked up St Phillips Street to Louis Armstrong Park and we dined at Meauxbar. There were five of us and we all had delicious meals. The highlight of the apps was the Pork Belly and Gulf Shrimp. We also tried the Burrata and it was delicious. The roasted bone marrow was the third... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Our family ate dinner at Meauxbar last night and were impressed by the ambiance and the meal. Eclectic, but not pretentious, this small place boasts a wonderful menu, well-balanced cocktails, and friendly staff. They accommodated our guest with Celiac disease, who is quite sensitive to cross-contamination. The waitstaff were knowledgeable about the food and preparations and were able to communicate... More 

Thank Bethany G
Richmond VA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Roosevelt concierge suggested Meauxbar to us - roughly a mile from the Roosevelt across the street from Louis Armstrong Park. Cute corner location, well lit, with a welcoming staff. We were seated in the relatively intimate dining room by the window. It was a Sunday night, and the restaurant was roughly 1/2 full - two big groups of birthday celebrations... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
French, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 942 N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3011
    (St. Philip Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-569-9979
Located on a picturesque corner of the Vieux Carre, Meauxbar is a vibrant neighborhood gem. A typical evening finds an eclectic mix of French Quarter residents, locals from across the city, as well as out of town visitors. Accessible and smart, with a unique worldview, our food and beverage menus are reflected in locally-inspired, modern bistro fare created by Chef Kristen Essig.

Our menu rotates seasonally, though some classics remain throughout: Escargot in Bone is a guest favorite when paired with an Herbsaint luge. Pork Belly and Scallops is a rich and hearty starter. Our Hanger Steak with Frites and Bearnaise appeals to those in search of a Bistro classic, while our Lamb Loin with Golden Raisins perfectly exemplifies Chef Essig's vision and style. Rooted in the old world, we offer wine by the glass, carafe, and bottle. Guests will see many familiar varietals as well as some more unique and off-beat selections.

Our core philosophy is centered around the whole dining experience: great food and service, memorable moments, culture, warmth, energy, and a celebratory feel. We want to be a part of our guests' lives.

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